Cursed: Baseball Lore and Saving My Daughter’s Life
“Does cursing beget being cursed? Had I brashly yielded a power unchecked, unaware of the consequences?”
You’re blind, ump! He was safe! He was out! That was a strike! That was a ball!
I don’t like the color of your baby.
Mother of sick of the sickest babies, give her anything she wants.
how does one break that curse?
Rachel Spies is an emerging writer from Austin, Texas where she currently lives with her family. She is a MFA poetry candidate and the executive editor and producer of the forthcoming podcast from the Texas State literary journal. Her nonfiction work is up coming in Memoir Magazine.
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“Not thinking about these things doesn’t make them go away. So, instead, I choose to look. It is staring into a dim room and letting my eyes adjust to the dark.”
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